I am committed to providing equitable information and resources to you regardless of citizenship status, culture, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, class or identity. I support free speech and ideas from many perspectives and experiences, and I actively work to provide opinions and information sources on a range of topics and ideologies. This is the basis of strong inquiry. While I support the active exchange of oppositional and differing ideas and approaches, I do not promote information based on bigotry, racism, violence or white supremacy. Academic research is capable of causing harm when left uncriticized of its history and power. Some of the ways that I work to engage antiracist and antioppressive practices in the work that I do are to:
I welcome conversations, inquiries and criticisms on how I can support you more fully.
Campuses have switch to an all-online learning mode for Spring Quarter. The Libraries and other offices are also modifying their support for students, staff and faculty. As always, use the UW Libraries 24-7 chat service if you have specific questions you want answered. I remain available to you for phone, video and email appointments. Please stay well and safe!